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ABC
Dec 19, 2012 11:35pm PST
community of newtown, connecticut, mourned the young teacher who died trying to protect her first grade class, while school districts across the country are now beefing up security. in the wake of this tragedy, schools nationwide are grappling with the difficult questions about keeping their students safe, including the debate over arming teachers with guns. here's alex perez. >> reporter: she came face to face with unthinkable horror and fought to save her first graders. laid to rest today, 27-year-old sandy hook teacher vicki soto. those remembers her we're green ribb ribbons, her favorite color. her sister jillian, already know what the world is remembering, saying you have been a hero to me for a lot longer than five days. you've been my big sister, the one i've always looked up to. among the mourners, family friend musician paul simon who performed "the sound of silence." soto did everything she could to keep her school family safe and worried teachers across the country are desperately working to make sure another sandy hook never happens again. at middleton elementary in chicago,
FOX News
Dec 15, 2012 9:00am PST
. >> and this is it a community in deep mourning. they hild a prayer service. will they hold more throughout the weekend? >> there are a number of churches and when you drive by there are signs out prayer service at noon or 7. and st. rose is opened 24 hours in the since this happened. there are funerals and memorial services to be planned. the church community is going to be busy in the coming week: and there is a member of services held and very likely many days to come. >> thank you for the update. >> we have the vofrom the police scanner. let's listen . (no audio) woo don't have the sound of that. and we'll get it back to you. in the morning press conference. officials say the superintendent of schools should be able to provide more clarity about the motive. and she is headed to the scene right now. and we expect to hear from her sometime soon . it has been little more than 24 hours since the shooting and the newtune police have a long investigation as they piece together what happened and why. that is the fundment will question. mark furman is it here and he is on a two or three second delay. mark,
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
and opened fire. connecticut's governor has declared today an official day of mourning. a moment of silence will be observed at the white house. but the national rifle association is speaking out. it's holding its first news conference since the massacre this morning. marlie hall is in newtown with more. marlie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. well, today marks the fifth day of mourning services in newtown and a full week since the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school, and today the country will stop to remember. at 9:30 this morning, people here in newtown will stop what they're doing and observe a moment of silence to mark the one-week point since a shooter killed 26 people at sandy hook elementary school. but then the church bells will ring again, signifying another funeral for another child. pablo carmona attended the funeral of his friend and fellow boy scout benjamin wheeler. >> i don't really know why he had to die. but it's very sad. >> reporter: catherine hubbard liked to ride horses and allison wyatt wanted to become an artist. >> my husband asked last
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 1:00am EST
of silent prayer or reflection for the victims, their families and our country as we mourn the deaths of the children and school officials in newtown, connecticut. >> thank you. to lead us through the taiex thank you. to lead us through the preliminary matters and to provide us with a welcoming address, i would like to pass the gavel to congresswoman elect, joyce beatty. >> thank you very much, secretary husted. we begin with an innovation. at this time i would like to ask the reverend angela simmons to please come up. let us pray. almighty god, we gather here together today as people from many different faith traditions, yet we share a bond that is deep and enduring, a profound and abiding belief in justice and peace for all of your children. from the rolling hills of new england to the sunny beaches of california and beyond even the borders of this hallowed land. together today we meet to celebrate this democracy, lord, with which you have blessed us and we assemble to cast the votes that will elect the next president of these united states of america. we pray that each person casti
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> what some see as the only way to get both sides to compromise on taxes. >>> music fans mourn the loss of a singing superstar. how jenni rivera is being remembered for more than her music. >> we couldn't see this happening. >>> their prank may have cost a woman her life. now we hear for the first frame those disc jockeys who set off a fire storm. secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. the president and house republicans have just three weeks to find a compromise o stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. and both sides say they're ready to . cbs reporter danielle nottim on the "sacred cow" that mit be key to the solution. suggested lead: the pres >>> now at 6:30, president obama hits the road to sell his solution for avoiding the fiscal cliff. the president and the house republicans have just three weeks to find a compromise to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts, and both sides say they are ready to talk. cbs 5's d
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 1:00pm PST
, smart as a whip, gentle but rambunctious, mourned by his twin sister ariel who was in a different classroom and survived. jack pinto, also 6, loved skiing, baseball, and football and was a big fan of the new york giants, especially victor cruz. the star receiver wore the boy's name on his cleats and gloves in tribute during the giants game sunday night. as a nation grapples with how and why these many young lives were cut brutally short, it fell to the president in newtown last night to face the impossible task of consoling a town that lay in emotional ruins. >> i can only hope it helps for you to know that the you're not alone in your grief. that our world, too, has been torn apart. that all across this land of ours, we have wept with you. we've pulled our children tight. >> as he mourned the 26 women and children murdered in friday's rampage, the president gave indications that this could be the tipping point for real change on gun control. >> we can't tolerate this anymo anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them we must change. >> the president ended by reciting the na
MSNBC
Dec 18, 2012 3:00am EST
to change. the president's solemn words last night addressing a town in mourning and a nation in grief. the question to all of us is if we don't change now, then when do we change? today, newtown laid to rest two 6-year-olds, killed in friday's last shooting. and as we see the funerals of 25 more victims in the coming days, we all have to ask ourselves are good evening, americans. welcome to "the ed show" from new york. the tragedy in newtown connecticut is galvanizing americans. it's no lodger acceptable to hide behind the second amendment. >> these tragedies must end. to end them, we must change. >> the president calls for change in the wake of a massacre. tonight, how voters can make their voices louder than the gun lobbies. >> this myth that the nra can destroy political careers is just not true. >> the nra's power is so vastly overrated. >> plus, the fact about the nra's power. mayor michael bloomberg's right hand power. will real america come around on common sense gun laws? >> john nichols on the conservative push to keep common sense gun laws out of the middle of the country. p
CW
Dec 29, 2012 9:30pm CST
, protesters are mourning her death. the victim, a medical student has not been identified. the protesters have vowed that her death will not be in vain. in new delhi, a report -- it is reported on average every 15 hours. >> it is the kind of insensitive treatment that some of the politicians and some of the people. >> some of the people like us have come not to do not normally protest because nobody is safe in the city anymore. >> the woman died of severe internal and brain injuries. six people including a minor and of the server work arrested and are charged now with murder pierre >> it is a couple of days before we reach the freezing mark. >> we have a cold snap on tap. >> a cold snap just in time for new year's eve? what it feels like a snow -- like a cold snap arrived today. the ft noon high was only 28 degrees. we're down to 23 degrees with it -- with a wind out of the west at 15 m.p.h. and we did get some snow this morning, not much to really matter. it brings the total for the month to just nine tenths of an inch or a little below 1 inch. 28 degrees was the high today. the official hig
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 2:00am PST
news at this hour. the nation is mourning the loss of an american hero. norman schwarzkopf has died. he had complications from pneumonia. he commanded the u.s. coalition that drove sadam hussein's forces out of kuwait during operation storm. he approved a statement even those in intensive care. he said general norm schwarzkopf epitomized the country that has seen this great nation through our most trying international crises. more than that he was a good and decent man and a dear friend. schwarzkopf received numerous honors for serving vietnam including three silver stars. he was 78 years old. >> and a real leader certainly. the bush family is confident george h.w. bush will soon be out of intensive care. he has an elevated fever right now he is in the icu so doctors can treat him more easily. we are also being told bush senior's condition is not dire. his chief of staff gene becker says is he sick? yes. does he plan on going every where soon? he has every intention of staying put. he would ask me to tell you to please put the harps back in the closet. his care is unequalled anywhere el
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
from the president shortly and this is one of those moments where this country is in mourning and trying to figure out why something -- this horrible would happen and the president will offer words of condolences. >> well, it's going to be interesting to see what he does say and, norah, because -- i mean, the question that we're all going to have to confront before this is over one way or the other is is this the new norm? is this what we are going to have to settle for? you know, normally in the united states when we have a problem we figure out a way to deal with it. look what and how much our society has changed. the airports, for example once terrorism became a threat to this country but over and over we are seeing things happen where people who are mentally disturbed, people who have a grudge of some sort have access to these weapons. is this the way it's going to be from here on in? i think it will be interesting to see what the president has to say on that very point. yes, i'm sure he's going to offer condolences but is he going to say maybe we should not settle for thi
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
and law enforcement officers gathered to mourn the little boy in connecticut. a rabbi called it a touching ceremony, people came together in solidarity to say good-bye. he was celebrateds a -- celebrated as a pure innocent child. he will be sorely missed. >> his brother said he could have been anything if he lived and grown old. >> at schools all over the bay area they had to talk about the massacre. ktvu's david stevenson is in san francisco tonight and tells us how they handled it there. david? >> reporter: frank, parents and the school district worked to explain the massacre to young students here while also working to prevent a similar event from happening here. >> reporter: as newton, connecticut laid to rest some of the children, san francisco worked to reassure children and others. >> it is a sheltering. >> reporter: she says her group sent parents information on how to talk to kids about the tragedy. >> we had the range of feed back from parents. you know, very worried, very emotional. to pragmatic. >> reporter: this principal canceled a press conference to address staffers and stu
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 10:00am EST
speaker, we mourn with the families of connecticut. we must honor the victims in our prayers and in our words and ask the good lord to bless them, their families, the people of connecticut and yes, our country. and that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the chair recognizes the gentleman from oregon, mr. blumenauer, for five minutes. mr. blumenauer: the mall shooting that might have been worse and ended in newtown, connecticut, where it's impossible to imagine that it was worse. it's part of an ongoing pattern of carnage because we lose one life to gun violence every 20 minutes, every hour, every day. the mass murders reclaiming my time page gets the country's attention, but the same total loss of life at sandy hook happens more than twice every day all year long. this is personal for me, not just because the mall shooter was in my district, but i had a high school friend who was killed with a random freak drive-by shooting, my brother took his life with a handgun as a young man. i supported gun provisions at the state and fed
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:00am PST
: emilie parker will be buried at a private funeral service tomorrow. this official day of mourning extends beyond connecticut. states all over the country are planning a moment of silence this morning to remember the slain students and faculty. brian, michelle? >> marly we have seen teddy bears and candles and flowers. do you know what's going to happen with all of those left in town? >> reporter: those mementos are still here. every day more and more show up as visitors stream in. as you can probably tell, it's raining quite heavily here in newtown. so tents have been put up to protect those mementos from the elements. brian, michelle. >> thank you, marlie hall in newtown, connecticut, thank you very much. >>> and we have seen a number of different gun buy-back programs around the bay area in response to the newtown shooting but in one county, it's not just guns they want. the marin county district attorney is urging people to turn in any violent videogames they have. it's part of another gun buy- back with police and sheriff's offices as part of an upcoming weapons buy-back programs wit
FOX Business
Dec 16, 2012 2:30am EST
in foster care who don't need perfection, they need you. lou: the nation tonight mourns the senseless massacre in newtown, connecticut. this candle lightville jill in washington, d.c., one of many taking place around the country. he reportedly shot his mother at her moment, before he then went to the school at which she taught and opened fire. twentity-six murdered before he turned the gun on himself, twenty of the victims children. fox news confirms the three weapons used were legally purchased and legally registered to lanza's mother. joining us now, psychotherapist robby, ludwig, and we talkedded about these killings far too much. in this instance, young, i mean, talking 5-year-old children, makes it all the more tragic p p >> right, and, i mean, sometimes what we see is these spree killers target children because they are an easy mark, and they know it's such a heinous crime. they target people during the workweek. they target them during work hours because th know that they can get the most amount of people during that time. there's always a connection. there's always some straw
ABC
Dec 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
. -- people are mourning the victims of the shooting. here's a look at one hoff the several vigils that have come together today in the bay area. reporter: this vigil is just about to begin. i talked for just a few minutes with the organizer. she says she is actually quite surprised by the responseses she got last night as she sent out the e-mail alert. she says she is expecting 40 people to turn out to this event, and if you consider that this is a pretty drizzly and cold evening, that would be a very good response. among those who are here, is a local pastor, laura rose. she says she also has family in connecticut. in fact two of her cousins were among those who were at sandy hook elementary school yesterday, and they managed to escape. now, i will be talking with her a little later. the organizer of the vigil tells me the tragedy in connecticut has seemed to touch a nerve because there are several similar vigils being organized across the country just like this one, and this one is just about to begin as it is in progress, obviously, we'll be staying here and we'll have more details on th
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 2:00am PST
in connecticut to console survivors. after mourning privately with victims' families and first responders. the president took a stage to deliver san emotional speech. followed by an unexpected call for action. >> this is our first task. caring for our children. it's our first job. if we don't get that right, we don't get anything right. that's how as a society we will be judged. and by that
KRON
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
, and 296 in san francisco. >> an east bay high school senior is being mourned today after he was killed in a shooting in san francisco's bayview district. 17 year-old montreal blakely, was shot in the first block of oscela land on saturday night. the concord high school student played on the football team. many students at the school organized the the social media to where blacks today to mourn blakely. san francisco police have not made any arrests. the white house offered new revenues far only $800 billion in net spending reductions. this is not balanced in my opinion but at the same time will continue to talk the president and will hope that we can move to plan b. i think we all know that every income tax that is filed in america will play a higher rate in january for spirit it is very important for us protect american tax payers as we can. our plan be will protect americans who make a million dollars or less and have all of their current rates- that's opposite have hope that we will reach a broader agreement with the white house and this will help reduce the spending as well as the
CW
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm CST
chicago. he, and others who came to mourn jaylen today say this section of track is dangerous. its been brought to the attention of the railroads... i do believe they should have something for the kids... for all the kids who play on this block. every five minutes.. trains all day, every day. jalen miller sees the problem here... with no pedestrian crossing gates, many people take a chance. jaylen and a few of his friends were coming from the library and they were trying to beat the train.. but he didnt beat the train.. he ended up getting hit by the train. he found jaylen lying next to the tracks. i checked his pulse.. he was dead. jaylen attended nearby harrison elementary school, he loved professional wrestling and playing with the other kids on his street. he was into sports and stuff.. he wasnt a bad kid. he was always at the library its just messed up. how could a train just hit him like that. its a question that may find an answer in the future, as his family comes to grips with this death just days before christmas. jaylen wasnt a bad kid, he was a good kid. 58 and were goi
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 6:30pm EST
of mourning across connecticut. today, the children from newtown school showed how resilient they are, the single act getting on the school bus. smiling from the windows and reaching out for a hug from a policeman. and dan harris was there. >> reporter: they were greeted at the door with hugs from teachers. the buses bore ribbons in green and white, the colors of sandy hook elementary. there ws serious security. police -- checking every car. but even this officer was giving out hugs. are there any concerns about safety? >> no, they're in a safe place there. >> as you can imagine, it was pretty difficult. what else are you gonna do? >> reporter: sandy hook itself remains closed indefinitely. classes will resume in an old school some time in january. sara was across the hall from the class that was astacked. >> i was so nervous. i was scared and i will be frightened many days that have. >> reporter: karen's son is a kindergartn kindergartner. >> i'm going to put on a brave face, march up to the door and say hello to the teacher and walk away and cry. it's all so surreal. i just -- it's
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:30am EST
is coming together mourning the loss of two men who spent their lives saving others and they did it as volunteers. ♪ in the snow, hundreds of people attended a candle light vigil honoring two of the fallen firefighters. michael chiapperini and tomasz kaczowka. now the two firefighters were killed by a convicted felon on christmas eve. the community also prayed for the two firefighters who were hurt in the deadly ambush attack. first responders from several departments came out to show their support. huddled together in the crowd quietly. they watched as members of the west webster fire department drove off. >>> today, more than 200 educators in utah will spend hours getting concealed weapons training. the utah shooting sports council says it normally trains about a dozen teachers each year. the instructions required to legally carry the concealed weapon in public places. in the wake of sandy hook elementary school shooting officials decided to offer this training to educators at no extra charge. >>> it's no wonder that shoppers in one mall were really scared when a huge fight
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 8:00pm EST
from my congressional district. we mourn all the people who lost their lives on friday, including 20 elementary school children and six educators. over the past few years, we have seen innocent lives lost to gun violence in a supermarket parking lot in arizona, a movie theater in colorado, an army base in texas, a college campus in virginia and now an elementary school in connecticut. the weapons have spawned these tragedies and long past time that we control them. the second amendment guarantees the right to bear arms but does not guarantee an absolute right to military-style, high caliber, semi-automatic, combat-assault rifles with high capacity magazines to anybody who wants them. it just does not and must not let interest groups persuade us otherwise. we need restrictions and sensible gun control legislation. we need them here and we need them now. our children are counting on us and we really need to not let them down. i yield back. mr. murphy: i yield 1:30 to the gentlelady from california, ms. esh -- eshoo. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. eshoo: i th
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
day since the tragedy has been a day of mourning but today the nation will stop and remember. >> reporter: at 9:30 this morning, people here in newtown will stop what they're doing and observe a moment of silence to mark the one week point since a shooter killed 26 people at sandy hook elementary school. [ bells ] >> reporter: then the church bells will ring signifying another funeral for another child. pablo carmona attended the funeral of his friend and fellow boy scout benjamin wheeler. >> i don't really know why he had to die. but it's very sad. >> reporter: catherine hubbard liked to ride horses and allison wyatt wanted to become an artist. >> my husband asked me last night, he said, has this rocked your faith in god? and i said, absolutely not. but it has done a few things about my faith in human beings. >> reporter: the outpouring of love and emotions for the families of the victims extends far beyond this memorial in newtown something emilie parker's family found out when they took her body home to ogden, utah. >> a lot of you guys don't even know who she is. a lot o
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
. the community of newtown connecticut is still deeply mourning the lives of 26 people, 20 of them children. the president struck an almost impossible balance of heartfelt emotion and out rage. clearly, president obama feels the weight of the moment. no american can relive the horror of this. >> we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. we will be told that the causes of such violence are complex and that is true. no single law, no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society. but that can't be an excuse for an action. surely, we can do better than this. >> this is a moment in history where an event alters the direction of a country and moves lawmaker fos unity. diane feinstein was the first to announce an update on an assault weapons ban which she introduced in congress and will introduce it early next year. >> i intend to introduce a bill. and i intend one way or another, no matter how long it takes, to get that bill through. there's one thing i'm sure of. that in the absence of doi
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am EST
under way. melissa mollet, news 4. >>> four minutes after 5:00. the military world mourning the death of the man known as stormin' norman. he died yesterday from complications with pneumonia. he's best remembered as helping lead forces that kicked saddam hussein out of kuwait during the first gulf war. a friend of his says schwarzkopf was in love with america and was possessed by a sense of duty. norman schwarzkopf was 78 years old. former president george h.w. bush released a statement saying "general schwarzkopf epitomized the duty, service, country creed. more than that, he was a good and decent man and a good friend." >>> the 41st president is still in intensive care but it appears that he's still fighting saying he's in good hands. a spokesperson for the bush family says the former president will probably be in the hospital for a little while. but that he would advise people to "put the harps back in the closet." . the 88-year-old has been in a houston hospital since november 23rd. his condition worsened this week when he suffered a series of complications from bronchitis. >>> se
CNN
Dec 19, 2012 2:00am PST
of respect for the families and as a matter of common decency, we have given time for mourn, prayer and a full investigation of the facts before commenting. chlt nra is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to make sure this never happens again and the nra announced that it is planning to have a major news conference here on washington friday. >> that's right, friday the nra will talk in public for the first time. should be very interesting hear wlag they have to say. dan lothian, thanks very much. >>> it is 6 past the hour. the grief and good-byes continue today in newtown. four more funerals will be found for teacher vicky soto and three of the slain children, daniel barden, caroline previdi. with the community still in mourning, students in newtown went back to school. everyone but the sandy hook kids who will return after the winter break to school in a neighboring town. sandra endo has that part of the story. >> reporter: the first day back to school in newtown. children returning to classes tuesday and the painful reminder of those who could not. on the bus ride to school
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 1:00am EST
can get the job done. calibrate the legislation in a way that really is effective. we mourn the loss of precious children, reading about their love of sports, love of animals, love of music and mourn the loss of their teacher, the counselor, the principal of the school. we owe them again to do everything in our power to take sensible action to prevent gun violence to ensure the safety of our schools and neighborhoods and to build a future of safety for all americans. with that, now, i am very pleased to yield to carolyn mccarthy. again, early an inspiration to the nation on this subject. >> thank you, leader pelosi for allowing us to come together again after too many types. i can't name everybody. i'll probably miss somebody. we have been here before and we have been here before. but this time, this time, the time is different. i want to thank all of you for coming out and i want to thank you for the coverage that you have been given for the rest of the country to be able to read the stories that have been going on in newtown, connecticut. too often we see these mass killings and we
CNN
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
, tomorrow it's going to mean an official statewide area of mourning. >>> jesse lewis couldn't wait to get to school that friday. he was excited for the holidays and his dad was going to join him in the class that afternoon to make begin injury bread houses. he was 6 years old. smart, passionate beyond his years, his dad thought jesse could concur the world. he died trying to lead others to safety after hearing gunshots in the hallway. that's how he led his life, his parents say, fearless, courage, and strength. jesse loves animals and was learning to ride horses. his favorite toy was a little soldier. almost every night of his life, jesse slept in his mother's arms. his family writes, the picture that remains etched in our souls is his in his boots, ripped jeans and t-shirt, chomping through the pasture on his way from one adventure to another. catherine hubbard was known for the bright red hair and her smile. she, too, was 6 years old. every single christmas she asked santa to bring her a pet. even as baby she asked santa to bring her two fish. she would give others animals for gift. she
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 10:00am PST
period of mourning and absorb this tragedy, but it is worth adding all sides of the debate. we don't know what the motive is here. we don't know more about the shooter. we don't know about the weapon involved. we know this is another horrifying case of gun violence. >> here we have hundreds of children in an elementary school. children age 5 to 10 years old. here is one of the children after this morning's terrible incident, which apparently started around 9:30 when the kids were all in -- >> i was -- i went in the hall when, like, everybody heard the bullets. >> yeah. >> they, like, went into a total panic. >> how are you doing? what went on in your head as this was happening? >> whoa. >> whoa. i am just -- >> it's also -- >> fear and shock. bloo to think about even the kids that witnessed them being witnessed to or thinking about it. the issue about what we don't know about what motivated the shooter, so many facts we don't know, and we shouldn't speculate about. one obvious point that comes up, you heard in the 911 call, andrea, this was a school that was in lockdown. there are lockdow
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 1:00pm PST
that an impromptu vigil is beginning to form right outside the white house. people just coming together to mourn because i think so many people are mourning today for the victims in connecticut and also to send their prayers and their condolences. so that is happening right now outside of the white house just beginning to gather. we're going to monitor that and brick bring you any developments. but the president continues to monitor this situation, continues to make it very clear that the federal government will offer its full support, it's full resources to the people of connecticut. martin? >> kristin, as the president said, as a country we have been through this too many times. kristin welker, thank you so much. let me bring in two of my friends and colleagues, the host of msnbc's "the cycle" toure and crystal ball. krystal, what was your reaction. off young daughter and you are pregnant. >> it's been a very emotional day. i think i feel the way the president feels, the way that most patients feel, the way that most americans feel. not to state the obvious, but there's something about it bein
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
to contain it. only with gun violence do we respond to repeated tragedies by saying that mourning is acceptable. but discussing how to prevent more tragedies is not acceptable. talking about how to stop mass shootings in the aftermath of a string of mass shootings, ezra writes is not too soon. it is much too late. ezra there echoing comment there's from new york city's mayor michael bloomberg, who has long been very outspoken on this issue, but never more so than today. he says, quote, we heard after columbine that it was too soon to talk about gun laws. we heard it after virginia tech, after tucson and aurora and oak creek. and now we are hearing it again. for every day we wait, 34 more people are murdered with guns. today many of them were 5-year-olds. president obama rightly sent his heartfelt condolences to the families in newtown. but the country needs him to send a bill to congress to fix this problem. calling for meaningful action is not enough. we need immediate action. we've heard all the rhetoric before. what we have not seen is leadership, not from the white house and n
KRON
Dec 16, 2012 8:00am PST
elementary. also,president obama will attend a vigil this evening in newtown, connecticut to mourn the victims of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. his visit comes two days after a gunman opened fire inside the school, killing 26 people, including 20 obama will visit privately with the victims' families and with emergency personnel who responded to the shootings before speaking at an interfaith vigil at newtown high school. this is obama's fourth trip as president to a community still grieving from a mass shooting. churches across the country and here in the bay area are remembering the victims of friday's school shooting. there are special if the moralmemorials still ahead, kron four's mike pelton joins us live from st. mary's cathedral in san francisco this morning. we're learning more about the victims, in friday's connecticut school massacre. one of the children who did not come home from school is six year old emilie parker. her father - robbie parker - is speaking up. wanting to let others know about the little girl he lost to a gunman. and he talked about forgivenes
CNN
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
for this to be a day of mourning, we can't understand what these families are going through, but we want to stand near them. president obama will also observe the moment of silence, and governors from at least 28 states have asked all of their residents to do the same. john, we'll bring that moment live on cnn, but the president has shifted to focus additionally on gun control in this country. that debate raging in the wake of this tragedy. the white house releasing a video from the president, just this morning. the president acknowledging that he is a supporter of the second amendment, the right to bear arms, saying that most gun owners are indeed responsible. but also making very clear where he draws the line. >> here is what i think we should do. this week, i called on congress to take up and pass common sense legislation, that has the support of the majority of the american people, including banning the sale of the military saul style weapons and making sure criminals can't take advantage of legal loopholes to get their hands on a gun. >> that debate will rage on. we're expecting to hear from the
CNN
Dec 15, 2012 6:30am PST
their children survived and then all the parents who are mourning today. 20 children lost their lives in this terrible, terrible horrific shooting. >> we lost a lot of babies today in this town. and there are a lot of very sad families. and as everyone can think, you never think it is going to happen, but basically it happens all over the world at this point. ♪ ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they want. doing what they want. ameriprise. the strength of a leader in retirement planning. the heart of 10,000 advisors working with you one-to-one. together for your future. ♪ i get congested. but now, with zyrtec-d®, i have the proven allergy relief of zyrtec®, plus a powerful decongestant. zyrtec-d® lets me breath freer, so i can love the air. [ male announcer ] zyrtec-d®. behind the pharmacy counter. no prescription needed. >>> as a country we have been through this too many times. whether it is a school in newtown, a temple in wisconsin, a movie theater in aurora or a street corn
FOX Business
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
is with us next lou: the nation tonight mourns the senseless massacre in newtown, connecticut. this candle lightville jill in washington, d.c., one of many taking place around the country. he reportedly shot his mother at her moment, before he then went to the school at which she taught and opened fire. twentity-six murdered before he turned the gun on himself, twenty of the victims children. fox news confirms the three weapons used were legally purchased and legally registered to lanza's mother. joining us now, psychotherapist robby, ludwig, and we talkedded about these killings far too much. in this instance, young, i mean, talking 5-year-old children, makes it all the more tragic p p >> right, and, i mean, sometimes what we see is these spree killers target children because they are an easy mark, and they know it's such a heinous crime. they target people during the workweek. they target them during work hours because they know that they can get the most amount of people during that time. there's always a connection. there's always some straw that broke the camel's back, always some maj
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
were gunned down. today, there were five more funerals. and tomorrow will be a day of mourning across connecticut. at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow, a moment of silence to mark the one-week anniversary of the tragedy. >>> and also today, vice president joe biden began his task of curbing gun violence in america. he called in cabinet officials, police chiefs and law enforcement experts to give him ideas. and one of those men was the chief of police in baltimore, maryland, jim johnson, who said it's time to stop letting anyone who wants to fire off dozens of bullets without even having to reload. and he shows abc's john quinones the mere seconds that could save lives. >> reporter: they come in cases of 20, 30, even 120 bullets. maximum fire power packed into high capacity magazines. >> a lot more fire power. >> reporter: when the magazine is loaded into a weapon, a shooter can keep firing until it's empty. by then, the damage can be devastating. and this is why the police chief in baltimore county, maryland, wants to outlaw all but the smallest of these magazines. right here, this is it? >> yes, s
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:30am PST
this morning. in addition, it's declared an official day of mourning in the state by the governor. >> my husband asked me last night, he says, has this rocked your faith in god? and i said, absolutely not. but it's done a few things about my faith in human beings. >> at least five more funerals are scheduled today with even more scheduled tomorrow. a private funeral was held yesterday in new hampshire for nancy lanza, the gunman's mother, who was shot dead just before the school rampage. >>> if you go online at 6:30 this morning, you may see this message here. twitter founder jack dorsey and several celebrities are also calling for a five-minute time- out on the internet out of respect. >>> today the president responded to an online petition calling for more gun chrome. about 200,000 people have signed it. in a video, he said that there are steps the nation can take to protect our rights and to protect our children. meanwhile, washington also got to work on gun chrome. vice president joe biden held the first meeting of the task force charged with reviewing the country's gun laws and reco
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> the minute it happened, i knew it was spengler. >> reporter: the town of webster continues to mourn the two firefighters killed. 20-year veteran mike chiapperini trained tomasz kaczowka. funerals will be held for both men in the coming days. tatiana anderson, cbs news, webster, new york. >>> straight ahead your thursday morning weather and shopping slump. holiday sales fall flat as retailers scramble to save the season. om nespresso. modular. intuitive. combines espresso and fresh milk. the new u. nespresso. what else? available at these fine retailers. aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ [ male announcer ] if you think all batteries are the same... consider this: when the unexpected happens, there's one brand of battery more emergency workers trust in their maglites: duracell. one reason: duralock power preserve. it locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. guaranteed. so, whethe
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
and not the other. >> reporter: fans wrestled with how to support the team and mourn the loss. >> you have fans that want to move forward and honor someone's life but at the same time there was a loss and a loss that he inflicted on himself and his girlfriend. >> reporter: police have not released a motive for the shooting but did say the couple had been arguing in recent days. cbs news spoke with belcher's mother. she had no comment but said quote i have grieving to do. manuel bojorquez cbs news, kansas city, missouri. >> this morning the weather is clearing in the pacific northwest. that's good news after three successive storms drenched the region. the third hit yesterday knocking out power to tens of thousands in northern california but the weather system was fast-moving. and the damage less than expected. >> reporter: high winds uprooted trees in citrus heights, california. and blew over a truck in san francisco. wind and rain pound the northern part of the state for the third time in less than a week. across the region some streets looked more like rivers. and thousands woke up without el
KRON
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
. this morning the nation will mourn those victims with a moment of silence. and we will hear >> we will hear from the national rifle association for the first time since the shooting. also with the fiscal cliff we will hear with house speaker john boehner. >> and at the another big story is the weather and the rain. the north and san rosa is getting some pretty good rain. it is moving into san revell in san francisco. everyone will be getting wet. let's start our team coverage with jackie sissel who is live on the richmond san revell bridge this morning. you may already feel the wind >> i'm tempting fate out here. i have not put the rain cover on the camera. i am on the richmond stammer fell bridge and you can see the flag being blown around out here. there has not been a wind advisory issued year but there is what kind of bay area are wide right now. you can almost feel rain in the air right now. it feels like it is really close to letting loose out here. it doesn't rise as i got out here this morning but it looks like it is getting close. >> it has mainly been sticking in the north bay. yo
CW
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm CST
. as we mourn their death we're learning more about some of them. >>charlotte daniel, olivia, >> president obama reads a first names of the 20 children killed. we now know so much more about some of them. 6 year old jack pinto loved sports. especially football. his favorite player was victoc cruz. cruz paid tribute. 6 year old noah posner to of a beer rambunctious in new how to get whatever he wanted by batting his long eyelashes and looking at you with those big blue eyes. >>this is home video of anna pl aying the piano with her brother. the family just moved here two months ago from canada. 7 year old grace mcdonald love wearing pink and was always smiling. she also loved art. >>she had a passion for teaching. she has emerged as a hero. she died trying to shield her students from the gunman. she wanted to be teachers and she was 3. she loved her kids. she talked about them all the time. the principal died while lunging at the gunman. the married mother of two daughters and three stepdaughters had been in a meeting when the gunshots rang out. she told everybody to go a
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